The Dominica Citizenship by Investment (CBI) Programme was launched in 2013 but reshaped by the Commonwealth of Dominica Citizenship by Investment Regulations, 2014 . The country has committed to becoming the world’s first climate-resilient nation – a decision taken after Dominica sustained significant damage from Hurricane Maria in 2017.
Economic Diversification Fund (EDF) Option The purpose of the EDF is to support socio-economic initiatives with the aim of driving national development. All money generated for the EDF fund goes towards improving projects in the public and private sector which are in need of financial support. These include building schools, renovating hospitals, and the creation of a national sports stadium, as well as a variety of other undertakings across numerous industries such as tourism, information technology and agriculture.
Real Estate Investment Option To qualify for citizenship under the real estate option, an applicant must purchase authorised property worth at least USD $200,000. The real estate must be held for either three years from the date citizenship is granted or, if the future purchaser is also a citizenship by investment applicant, five years from the date citizenship is granted.